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Watershed Concerns
12:22 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Water Conservancy Districts Wants To Ensure Water Safety From Pipeline

Some major water suppliers on the Wasatch, including the Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, are concerned the proposed Tesoro oil pipeline could pose catastrophic risks, since the line will be routed along river corridors like the Weber River.

Scott Paxman, assistant general manager of the Weber District, is convinced the pipeline will happen; they just have to make sure the line is as safe as possible. Rick Brough has more.

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Fire Prevention
9:50 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Volunteers Sought For Tree Project

Local volunteers are invited to help local forester Jason Barto and some elite firefighters with a tree maintenance project in South Summit Friday. Rick Brough has more.

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Rotary Speaker
9:49 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Newspapers Losing The 'Paper' Part

Terry Orme, Editor and Publisher of the Salt Lake Tribune
Credit Salt Lake Tribune

If there's one word to sum up the future of the Salt Lake Tribune and the newspaper industry, it would be "unknown", according to Terry Orme, editor and publisher of the paper.

But speaking at Tuesday's Park City Rotary Club luncheon, Orme said it's likely that the future Tribune will be primarily an online news source. Rick Brough has more.

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Marriage Equality
9:44 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Couple Wants Equal Rights To Their Child

Patrice Martin, Jaime Grunstrom and their daughter Kennedy.
Credit Leslie Thatcher

Two Park City residents are calling on the state to spend tax dollars on worthy causes, like fighting poverty and mental illness, rather than what they say is spending money to further cement inequality in the fight to uphold the state's ban on gay marriage. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Healthy Lifestyle
2:54 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

The Mountain Life April 16, 2014

Today, Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek first rebroadcast an interview with Dr Terry Wahls, author of the Wahls Protocol.  It's called a 'radical new way to treat all chronic autoimmune conditions.'  Wahls treated her own MS and got out of a wheelchair. Then Adele Levine, author of , "Run don't Walk: The Curious and Chaotic Life of a Physical Therapist Inside Walter Reed Army Medical Center."  It's about the life inside the highest volume amputee center in the nation, and how Levine grew curiously attached to the good that is done there.

 

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2014 Elections
2:02 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Republicans Have No Primary Contest For Recorder

Summit County Republicans will not have a primary contest after all for the position of County Recorder, with one of the candidates dropping out. Rick Brough has more.

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Local News
1:51 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Teen Sex Classes Being Held At People's Health Clinic

The People's Health Clinic is offering another free series of classes this month and next, to help local mothers and daughters get educated on teen sexuality. Rick Brough has more.

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Shrinking Tax Base?
1:42 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

City Ready To Fight To Keep Taxes From Resort Ticket Sales

Park City Municipal may be looking at some lean years ahead, with less sales tax revenue due to past taxing errors and possible future sales tax loses if the Vail Resorts end up operating Park City Mountain Resort. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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New Gondola
1:37 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Gondola From Old Town To Deer Valley Is On

Plans are solidly in the works for a gondola from Old Town to Deer Valley's Silver Lake area and both Park City Municipal and Deer Valley Resort are on board. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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PC CAPS
1:26 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

IKOS Kickstarter Project Grown From PC CAPS Programs

from the IKOS Kickstarter page

Those who are interested in supporting a home grown product that its developers hope will become the next LEGO, have through today to help support the idea financially. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

Go to the IKOS Kickstarter page here.

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